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Board of Adjustment approves one, denies one variance
Menahga work session held to talk improvements, playground design
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Akeley Council struggles to trim shoestring budget; taxes will go down
Warrantless searches in drunken driving cases at issue in Roehler 2011 crash
Panthers split section games with C-I, Roseau
EGF skates to 5-1 win over Panthers
Five pins key NYM's win over Panthers
Braves end three-game losing streak
Panthers coast to wins over W-DC, LOW
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A festive time at the Eagles Christmas party
Arts Downtown PR (3rd Thursdays) continues Dec. 19
Second graders make gingerbread houses
Upcoming events Dec. 18-Jan. 5
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Reason for vanishing bees remains mystery, ag official says
ATV clubs compete to maintain trails
The good and bad of ice and snow
Mantrap spearing starts Dec. 2
Panther Prowl fan store expanding
Valuing an employee’s contribution
Editorial Keep lakes on a low-salt diet this winter
Letter: People in so-called socialist countries are happy
Editorial: When temps plummet, think of furry friends
America was built on privatization
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October 9, 2013
The Beehive: Wintering the bees...hmmm
By Brett Kent /For the Enterprise Hi everyone, welcome back to the Beehive. It has been a while since my last column. I have to say, things have been kind of crazy at the Double “b”ee ranch. Brenda and I have been busy stealing the surplus honey from the bees. I think...
October 9, 2013 - 1:02pm
Plumbers spread awareness via choice uniforms
By Nick Longworth nlongworth@parkrapidsenterprise. com Throughout the month of October don’t be surprised if your plumber shows up a little more fashionably dressed than expected. Starting on the first, local business Samuelson-Laney Plumbing began enduring a month-long Breast...
October 9, 2013 - 12:47pm
The business of beadwork
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Maybe it had something to do with Sandra Fynboh Andress’ youthful fascination with fire. “We...
October 9, 2013 - 12:43pm
October 2, 2013
Embracing a culture of innovation from the outside
The next big thing is unlikely to come from the same organization that brought us today’s big thing. Innovation usually comes from without. For example, at one time IBM and the “seven dwarfs” (Burroughs, CDC, GE, Honeywell, NCR, Univac, and XDS) ruled the computer business. They...
October 2, 2013 - 12:13pm
A comfy spot in the woods
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Tucked into a tranquil spot in the Smokey Hills, a wilderness park opens its doors for a serene experience. Newly christened Smokey Hills Wilderness Park, now under the helm of managers Cheryl and Dale Refsland, is perfectly positioned...
October 2, 2013 - 12:11pm
September 18, 2013
Lamb Weston/RDO conducts safety drill
By Anna Erickson email@example.com A safety training drill at Lamb Weston/RDO Frozen last week simulated an ammonia leak. The...
September 18, 2013 - 12:59pm
September 16, 2013
Tuffy's expansion in Perham has $40 million price tag
Tuffy’s Pet Foods is planning to build a new factory, a major project that is likely to exceed every other construction project ever completed in Perham, in terms of cost. With an estimated $40 million price tag, “this is the biggest construction project we’ve seen in Perham,”...
September 16, 2013 - 8:18am
September 4, 2013
Dialysis center opens in Park Rapids
DaVita dialysis center opened with a ribbon cutting at Park Avenue Plaza Thursday, Aug. 29. The three-story building is about 15,000 square feet, with DaVita on the first floor. The second and third floors will be leased. DaVita is a nationwide dialysis company. The clinic will...
September 4, 2013 - 2:17pm
August 29, 2013
A grand inventory in store at Hodge Podge
Hodge Podge is perhaps the most aptly named new business in the Park Rapids area. “We buy, sell, trade, consign,” said manager Roger Walker. The former John Deere dealership on Highway 34 west of town is chock full of eye candy. Vintage signs, collectible glassware and antiques...
August 29, 2013 - 2:02pm
August 21, 2013
Basic Business Cents:Take a strategic inventory of your organization
After 29 years, Jeopardy is still the number two game show on television and enjoys 25 million visitors each week. What is the secret to their success? I am sure there are many reasons but one that I believe to be a factor is that the host provides an answer and the contestants...
August 21, 2013 - 1:36pm
Cherry Blossom Boutique sprouts
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org A cherry blossom is blooming on Highway 71 north of Park Rapids, the fruition of a lifelong...
August 21, 2013 - 1:34pm
July 31, 2013
Home inspector Rice is a SCORE ‘success story’
SCORE’s primary mission is to provide the guidance needed to maximize the growth and success of small businesses. Those in in need of general or specific assistance or who just have a few questions may rely on a SCORE mentor. It is a free, confidential service that is flexible to...
July 31, 2013 - 1:54pm
Father, son team reopen Vacationaire
BY Sarah smith email@example.com The whiff of nostalgia greets guests to the recently reopened Vacationaire on Island Lake. The dining room, now called the Family Inn at Vacationaire, and lodge, reopened earlier this month. “Oh yeah, people say it still smells...
July 31, 2013 - 1:52pm
July 24, 2013
Basic Business Cents: Business planning process a great learning experience
The question I hear most often from people who want to start a business is, “Where can I get the money to fund it?” A friend says the only free money comes from the three “Fs”- families, friends, or fools. I submit you are endangering your relationships if your dreams...
July 24, 2013 - 2:05pm
First Fruits berries ready for harvest
By Jean Ruzicka firstname.lastname@example.org A “grand reopening” is on the horizon as July comes to an end. Pick up a bucket and...
July 24, 2013 - 2:01pm